Payne, John Barton, 1855-1935

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John Barton Payne, a lawyer, was born in Pruntytown, W. Va. 26 January 1855. He was admitted to the bar in 1876. He practiced law in Preston County, W. Va. before moving to Chicago where he practiced 1883-1893. He was judge of the Superior Court, Cook County, Ill. 1893-1898, Secretary of the Interior 1920-1921 and chairman of the American Red Cross. His paintings and monetary gift were the impetus behind the founding of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Barton died in 1935.

From the description of Papers, 1893-1930. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 22584902

John Barton Payne, a lawyer, was born in Pruntytown, W. Va. 26 January 1855. Admitted to the bar in 1876, he practiced law in Preston County, W. Va. before moving to Chicago where he practiced 1883-1893. He was judge of the Superior Court, Cook County, Ill. 1893-1898, U. S. Secretary of the Interior 1920-1921 and chairman of the American Red Cross. His paintings and monetary gift were the impetus behind the founding of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

From the description of Memorabilia and photographs, 1909-1932. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 549439097

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creatorOf Payne, John Barton, 1855-1935. Memorabilia and photographs, 1909-1932. Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
referencedIn Partridge, Edward L. (Edward Lasell), 1853-1930. Papers, 1897-1929. New York State Library
referencedIn Bryan, Charles Page, 1856-1918. Scrapbook, 1913-1917. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Records of the American National Red Cross. 1881 - 2008. Official Administrative Documents
referencedIn William Frederic Badè papers, 1871-1936 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Payne, John Barton, 1855-1935. Papers, 1893-1930. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Records of the U.S. Geological Survey. 1839 - 2008. Portraits of Agency Personnel
referencedIn Frank Adams Papers, 1889-1962 Water Resources Collections and Archives
referencedIn Garrison family papers, 1801-1948 (inclusive), 1840-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn McNutt mss., 1899-1955 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Virginia. Museum of Fine Arts. Agency history. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
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correspondedWith Adams, Frank, 1875-1967 person
associatedWith American Red Cross. corporateBody
associatedWith Badè, William Frederic, 1871-1936 person
associatedWith Bryan, Charles Page, 1856-1918. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
correspondedWith Garrison family. family
associatedWith McNutt, Paul V. (Paul Vories), 1891-1955 person
associatedWith Partridge, Edward L. (Edward Lasell), 1853-1930. person
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith United States. Dept. of the Interior. corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia. Museum of Fine Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilson, W. B. person
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Birth 1855-01-26

Death 1935-01-24

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